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Service Animals Working Group

Overview

The ACCESS Committee established the Service Animal Working Group to address whether to amend the definition of “service animals” that may accompany passengers with a disability on a flight.

The Service Animal Working Group is not authorized to make decisions for the Committee as a whole. The working group shall develop information for, advise, and make recommendations to the Committee.

Chairpersons

Alec Bramlett, American Airlines

Bradley Morris, Psychiatric Service Dog Partners

Alicia Smith, National Alliance on Mental Illness

Jenine Stanley, Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind and America’s VetDogs

DOT Point of Contact: Maegan Johnson, Senior Trial Attorney (Maegan.Johnson@dot.gov)

Last updated: Tuesday, May 24, 2016